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Daily Show : 75% of Republicans Oppose Rape

Jon Stewart, host of the Daily Show, reveals the terms of the Halliburton contract that does not allow employees to sue if they are raped by co-workers. In Iraq, 19 year old female Jamie Leigh Jones was gang raped by KBR employees and was not allowed to report them because of the fine-print within her contract.

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Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) proposed an amendment to the 2010 Defense Appropriations bill that would withhold defense contracts from companies like KBR “if they restrict their employees from taking workplace sexual assault, battery and discrimination cases to court.” Franken stated:

The constitution gives everybody the right to due process of law … And today, defense contractors are using fine print in their contracts to deny women like Jamie Leigh Jones their day in court. … The victims of rape and discrimination deserve their day in court [and] Congress plainly has the constitutional power to make that happen.

His speech is below:

Jon Stewart Calls Fox the New Liberals

Are Republicans the new Liberals? Jon Stewart highlights how Fox News has became the protestors that they once were vehemently against prior to Obama becoming president. He shows many clips of Republicans prior to and after Obama’s elections and demonstrates how their policies have turned them into liberals.